As is known by any self-respecting Francophile, the above palindrome is but one in a long litany of egregious examples of English-language imperialism. It purports that the greatest military mind of all time, the Emperor Napoleon, took to raving in English palindromes while enisled at Elba. Mon dieu!
"Mediocre Napoleonic Palindromes,"
Word Ways: Vol. 31
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol31/iss1/3